World set to miss contraception goal leaving millions of women behind

An ambitious goal to boost the number of women using modern contraception by tens of millions by 2020 is falling far behind, said experts on Monday who say family planning helps

Khaleda hopes for victory of united opposition: Fakhrul

BNP leaders have received “blessings” from party chief Khaleda Zia as they started their journey to the December election with the sale of nomination forms. The forms went on

Oikya Front ‘unhappy’ with a week’s deferral, says EC acting on govt orders

The Jatiya Oikya Front led by Gono Forum chief Dr Kamal Hossain is not pleased with the general election being delayed only by a week. The coalition, which includes the BNP, says

Over 3,500 gunning for 300 Awami League tickets in December election

More than 3,500 people want the Awami League’s nomination for contesting in the general elections with its boat logo. The Awami League Parliamentary Board will choose 300 out of

EC moves after nomination frenzy spawns traffic gridlock in Dhaka for three days

The Election Commission has moved to act after three days of public suffering in traffic jams in Dhaka due to processions of supporters of aspirants during nomination form

How to drive a robot on Mars

Some 78 million miles (126 million kilometers) from Earth, alone on the immense and frigid Red Planet, a robot the size of a small 4x4 wakes up just after sunrise. And just as it

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